On its face, few things on the contemporary American political scene are as puzzling as Marco Rubio fans blasting Donald Trump for not being a true “conservative.” As I’ve argued recently, given his track record, the unprejudiced observer can only conclude that Trump is not a conservative. However, his GOP critics generally, and Marco Rubio…

When Donald Trump’s critics in the Republican-friendly media blast him for not being a genuine conservative, they are correct. For roughly the last quarter of a century, Trump has spent most of his time—until about five years ago—helping to get Democrats elected and reelected. One-third of all of his political donations have gone to supporting…

Ferguson, Missouri now stands as a microcosmic expression of black America. It seems that partisans of all stripes turn to Ferguson and, without missing a beat, boil down the staggering battery of problems plaguing “the black community” to a single cause. Neoconservative Republicans invariably attribute the rampant dysfunction of lower and underclass blacks to life…

Now that the first of the GOP presidential debates is history, I offer some thoughts. First, that this event turned out to be the highest rated non-sports cable show ever is due exclusively to Donald Trump. Anyone with any doubts about this need only ask themselves: Who even remembers the first of the GOP presidential…

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Jack Kerwick

I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

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